December 2012 Current Affairs - 2019

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“NCIPC” to implement a 5-Year Project for Cyber Security of Critical Sectors // Critical infrastructure protection (CIP) //

The central government has decided to establish five-year project for strengthening the overall cyber security structure of critical sectors of India. This move has come following increase in the number of incidents of cyber attacks as well as security threats. In 2011, India faced around 13000 cyber incidents. Who will implement the Project? It will Read More…

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Govt approves FDI proposals worth Rs.802 cr

Agreeing to the recommendations of FIPB [Foreign Investment Promotion Board], the Central Government cleared 12 FDI proposals which will make total inflow of over Rs.802 crore. Major Proposals cleared by FIPB:

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Govt extends 2 % interest subsidy for exports for one more year

The Central Government has announced a number of incentives to control the decline in exports, which will fall short of the $360 billion target set for the current fiscal. It has extended the 2 % interest subsidy scheme offered on exports, which was due to expire in March 2013, for one more year. As part Read More…

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Shinzo Abe: Japan’s new prime minister

Shinzo Abe, the leader of Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), has been named as the new Prime Minister of Japan by country’s lower house of Parliament. The LDP which was formed in 1955 ruled the country for decades. The party’s stand is nationalist, conservative and pro big business. It ousted the previous government of outgoing PM Read More…

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Commission headed by “Justice Usha Mehra” to opine measures to make Delhi safe for women

In response to furor and protest against the incidence of the gang-rape of a 23-year-old woman in Delhi, the Union Cabinet set up a Commission of Inquiry which will be headed by the former Delhi High Court judge, Justice Usha Mehra. It will also suggest steps to make Delhi and the NCR safer for women. Read More…

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Narendra Modi takes oath as Gujarat CM

BJP leader Narendra Modi was sworn in as Gujarat Chief Minister for the fourth time. He was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor Kamla Beniwal. Modi came to power to become CM for the first time in 2001 and again in 2002 and 2007.

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Rare supercomet “C/2012 S1 (ISON)” to appear brighter than Moon in 2013

As per astronomers, Earth will witness a rare supercomet, C/2012 S1 (ISON), rushing towards the Sun from the outer solar system and at its peak it may outshine the Moon in November, 2013. This is ISON’s first trip to the inner solar system. Scientists expect it to put as good a show as Hale-Bopp did Read More…

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